OSAP – New Supports for Adults Returning to School!

The Government of Ontario has recently announced an overhaul of the Ontario Student Assistance Plan (OSAP). The changes go into effect this school year (2017-2018) and amongst many things, will provide new financial supports for adults who plan to attend post secondary education programs. Post secondary programs must be at least 12 weeks long, and […]

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Yorkdale Job Fair – Info Session – September 20th

Yorkdale Shopping Centre is holding a massive job fair at the end of September where they hope to fill over 400 jobs! These jobs include sales associates, retail management, customer service, security and many other types of positions. Participation in this job fair is by invitation only. LEC Employment Services will be conducting an information […]

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ECT Career Conference – Info Session September 19th

Employment Connections Toronto will be conducting a Career Conference on Thursday, September 28th starting at 10 AM at Metro Hall, located at 55 John Street in downtown Toronto. At this career conference dozens of employers will be present and they will be recruiting for hundreds of jobs! However, in order to be admitted to the […]

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What’s important in today’s job market? Human skills!

Scott Stirrett, founder of Venture for Canada, describes the need for job seekers to have “human skills” to function in today’s job market. He has an interesting article that was published in the Globe and Mail on August 8th. What are human skills? It’s what we often call “soft skills”   Scott Stirret writes: “Unfortunately, […]

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Free English & Computer Upgrading Programs for Adults!

LEC’s Literacy & Basic Skills (LBS) program is now doing intake for our FREE September English and Computer Upgrading Programs.   If you or anyone you know is interested in joining the program, please contact AnnFrances at (416) 537-6532 ext. 2231 or e-mail amorris@laboureducation.org    

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